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resent
used in A Thousand Acres

5 uses
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Definition
to feel anger or unhappiness at having to accept something — often something seen as unjust or something that creates jealousy
  • Resentful frustration edged his tone.
    p. 343.6
  • He resisted efforts to change his habits—chicken on Tuesdays, or a slice of cake instead of pie, or an absence of pickles meant dissatisfaction, and even resentment.
    p. 48.5
  • Daddy said, resentfully, "That's right.
    p. 180.8
  • His voice suddenly barbed with resentment, he said, "Well, you might feel like you're waking from a dream, but I feel like I'm having a nightmare.
    p. 261.2
  • This remark made him seem inquisitive, and I resented it.
    p. 265.1

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